Energy Efficiency

Combining Solar Panels With Agriculture Makes Land More Productive

Research led by the Fraunhofer Center For Sustainable Energy Systems finds that solar panels mounted above crops in an agricultural setting can raise the efficiency of the land by 60%. Further research is planned. ...

Manulife Issues Green Bonds That Align with SDGs on Water

Canada’s Manulife Financial Corporation is the first life insurance company to enter the green bonds market. Manulife has completed its previously announced offering in Singapore of 500 million Singapore dollars principal amount of 3.00 per cent subordinated notes due November 21st, 2029 and havi ...

India To Launch Tender For Another 10,000 EVs In March 2018

After the success of the world’s single largest procurement tender of electric vehicles, Energy Efficiency Savings Limited (EESL) is set up to launch another tender to procure 10,000 electric vehicles. The tender is expected to be launched by the government-owned company next year. ...

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Powering Possibilities …for Today & Tomorrow! A leader in sustainable energy, TransAlta has over 100 years of experience generating power and is one of Canada’s top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009, recognized as a global leader for sustainability and corporate responsibility standa ...

York Region Investing $2.4B in Water and Wastewater Projects

In a November 2nd report to Council, York Region provided a status update of some of its priority infrastructure projects, including $2.4 billion in water and wastewater projects over next 10 years. “Although planning the Region’s infrastructure has many complexities, our goal is simple,” s ...

No Easy Way Out: BC Utilities Commission Issues Final Report Following Site C Inquiry Process

By Selina Lee-Andersen and Connor Bildfell During BC’s provincial election campaign in May 2017, the NDP promised to send the Site C project for review by the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) if it was elected. Site C, a multi-billion dollar project to construct a third dam and generating station ...

Ontario Low Carbon Innovation Fund Opens Technology Validation Stream

As a part of Ontario’s action on Climate Change, the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Science has announced the opening of the Low Carbon Innovation Fund (LCIF) Technology Validation Stream. The Technology Validation Stream (Stream 1) will support Ontario companies or eligible academic organi ...

Microsoft Pledges To Cut Emissions By 75% By 2030

Microsoft has announced this week that it intends to cut its carbon emissions by 75% by 2030 against a 2013 baseline, making continued progress with its carbon neutrality and renewable energy commitments while also making future investments in energy efficiency.  ...

Energy Performance Contracting Results In More $$ For Education

School districts around the U.S. are looking for cost savings through energy efficiency measures ...

5 Steps To Close The Electricity & Clean Cooking Access Gap

A new report analyzes finance flows for electricity and clean cooking access in 20 countries across Africa and Asia, demonstrates the significant access gaps, and shows how finance strategies could be scaled and refined to reach more people, more affordably, with sustainable energy ...